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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A320-200
Rentals Remain Stable
The rate of traffic growth continues to be above trend and this is allowing rentals to remain stable at least for the newer and MLA (Mid Life Aircraft) aircraft. The competition is intense among the lessors as more institutions enter the market and margins are therefore being impacted to some…

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May 30, 2016
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Used Values Fall Despite Backlog
Even with Airbus having to halve production of the A320neo for the next few months due to the problems being experienced with the new Pratt & Whitney engine, values of newer narrowbodies continue to fall in line with expectations. The overall market for narrowbodies remains strong with the backlog continuing…

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May 2, 2016
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Record Backlog Fails to Improve Rentals
With such a substantive and record breaking backlog a rise in lease rentals may be expected but such is the competition among lessors that rates are instead remaining largely stable, aided by the expectation that interest rates will remain low for some time. With the level of leasing steadily increasing…

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February 22, 2016
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Values Continue to Exhibit Age Related Decline
As passenger traffic has risen, the demand for new aircraft has been such that Airbus and Boeing have increased production. The rise in traffic however has become increasingly capacity driven whereby the availability of more seats has generated ever more passenger demand. To fill aircraft, fares have had to become…

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December 14, 2015
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Rentals Fail to Advance
The lease rentals of narrowbodies in production have seemingly passed their cyclic peak nothwithstanding the potential effect of a rise in interest rates. The market for narrowbodies continues to be one of shortages – there is a shortage of delivery slots for new aircraft and a shortage of newer equipment.…

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November 16, 2015
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Record Backlog & Production Takes Toll on Values
While the low price of fuel should favor used aircraft the market continues to face the consequences of transitioning to new types and the preference for new rather than used aircraft. The displacement of older aircraft with new examples and the age profile of some narrowbodies is inevitably having an…

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September 21, 2015
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Risk of Interest Rate Rise Falls as China Devalues
With falling unemployment in some countries and the need to wean the market off historically low interest rates, there has been mounting pressure for an increase but with the devaluation of th Yuan by China there will be a reluctance to further strengthen exchange rates. The lesser need to increase…

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August 24, 2015
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Values Experience Age Related Decline
The Paris Air Show this week will be the venue for the announcement of another raft of orders from Airbus and other manufacturers further exacerbating the imbalance between supply and demand. While the backlog continues to extend this is no longer having a positive effect on either new or used…

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June 15, 2015
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